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Bewildering Stories welcomes...

Graciela Inés Lorenzo Tillard

With “The Hands,” in this issue, Graciela joins our substantial Latin American contingent. She’s an architect and teaches at a university. Her writing has appeared widely on the Net and some of her stories have been selected for anthologies.

Bewildering Stories welcomes authors who write in English as a second language, and we never cease to be amazed at their proficiency. Señora Tillard definitely holds a distinguished place among them.

The protagonist, Manuel, in “The Hands” seems eerily reminiscent of Meursault, in Albert Camus’ novel L’Étranger. Manuel and Meursault both meet a tragic fate, but Manuel’s is decidedly more pessimistic than Meursault’s.

Welcome to Bewildering Stories, Señora Tillard. We hope to hear from you again soon and often!

The bio sketch of Graciela Tillard can be accessed here.

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